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Day Tour of Kashgar City

Activities: Kashgar city tour is one of the highlights of your trip to the Silk Road. Because Kashgar is a cradle for Uyghur culture, our day tour is designed to help you to understand the history, culture, custom of its people.

  • Kashgar Apak Hoja Tomb
  • Kashgar Sunday Market
  • Kashgar Old Town
  • Kashgar Id Kah Mosque
  • Kashgar Handicraft Street

One of our local born guides can take you on a magical tour through the city of Kashgar bringing to life everything you come across on your way. Below is an outline of the highlights of what we will see on a day’s city tour.

Place & Transport: Kashgar City tour, evening flight to Urumqi

Place to stay: Kashgar

We will begin our tour of Kashgar City by visiting the Apak Hoja tomb also called fragrant concubine tomb (Xingfei in Chinese). This is a very tranquil place and a beautiful example of Uyghur Islamic architecture.

Next we will head to the Infamous lively Sunday market renowned as the biggest market in Central Asia. It is said you can buy anything you want from the Sunday market except chicken milk and Cow eggs.

We will then enjoy lunch in a typical Uyghur restaurant.

After lunch we will wander through the narrow winding streets of the historic Old town brushing shoulders with the friendly Uyghur residents. Located at the spiritual heart of old town is Id Kah Mosque, the largest mosque in China. We will go inside and have the chance to understand a bit more about the Islamic life of the Uyghur people. We will pass down Handicraft Street where we can view pots being hammered, wood craftsmen at work and traditional musical instrument workshops.

Note: For entering the Mosque visitors should dress respectfully, no shorts or short sleeved shirts and women should cover their heads with a scarf.

Uyghur Family Visit: we will visit on of the traditional Uyghur family on this day so that you can even enjoy of the days tour.